'''Malcolm "Papa Mali" Welbourne''' (born May 6, 1957) is an American record producer, guitarist, singer, and songwriter who grew up in Shreveport, Louisiana
, United States, and lives in New Orleans, Louisiana
, United States.
His debut recording ''Thunder Chicken'', produced by Dan Prothero
, has been referred to as "one of the few truly wild and unruly records to come from the rock & roll tradition in the 21st century".